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Meaning of MEZZO-SOPRANO

Pronunciation:  'metsow su'pranow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the female singing voice between contralto and soprano
  2. [n]  a soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto
 

MEZZO-SOPRANO is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mezzo, mezzo
 
 See Also: singing voice, soprano

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mez"zo-so*pra"no\, a. (Mus.)
Having a medium compass between the soprano and contralto; --
said of the voice of a female singer. -- n.
(a) A mezzo-soprano voice.
(b) A person having such a voice.

 
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